Law & Government

AOC rebukes Rep. Gosar for trying to shut down oversight hearing

Freshman U.S. Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez slammed Arizona Rep. Paul Gosar and his GOP colleagues on Tuesday as they attempted to shut down a hearing to examine the Trump administration’s rollbacks of environmental rules.

Audit finds 5% of Petersen’s computer use since 2013 has been for official duties

Hours after the Maricopa County Board of Supervisors voted to suspend indicted assessor Paul Petersen, the county released a summary of the audit it conducted of his office after Petersen’s arrest on charges stemming from an alleged adoption scheme.

Indicted county assessor Petersen suspended 120 days

The Maricopa County Board of Supervisors voted unanimously Monday to suspend county assessor Paul Petersen, who is facing state and federal charges over his adoption business, alleging neglect of his official duties.

Navajo Nation Council punts decision on massive liability for troubled coal mine cleanups

The Navajo Nation Council on Oct. 23 tabled legislation that would avoid hundreds of millions of dollars in Nation liability for the cleanup of three coal mines.

David Farnsworth, DCS, sex trafficking and the political fringe

On a Thursday night in Mesa, Republican Sen. David Farnsworth takes off his suit coat and pulls out a stack of Little Caesars’ pizzas from his car, which he’ll later hand out with a...

County treasurer says senator missed the mark on property tax criticism

The Maricopa County Treasurer’s Office said it is fully complying with a law requiring it to mail out annual property tax statements, despite a state senator’s accusation that it’s ignoring the new requirement.Sen. Vince...

Legislator readies defense of ‘heart and soul of SB1070’ as Tucson voters decide on sanctuary city measure

Nearly a decade after the passage of Senate Bill 1070, a Republican lawmaker is ready to defend Arizona’s controversial immigration enforcement law by imposing more penalties as Tucson voters consider limiting the law’s reach...

McSally co-sponsors resolution condemning impeachment inquiry

U.S. Sen. Martha McSally signed onto a resolution condemning House Democrats’ impeachment inquiry against President Donald Trump, a move that could have ramifications in her bruising 2020 campaign.

Epoch Times interviews Farnsworth, conspiracy theorists about DCS

After making headlines for claiming without evidence that the Arizona Department of Child Safety is tied to sex trafficking, Sen. David Farnsworth appears to not be backing down from the claim in an interview with controversial outlet The Epoch Times.

How well does Arizona law protect your online privacy?

what does Arizona do to help protect the online privacy of its residents? A survey finds it only has 4 of 20 key privacy laws.
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